Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $6,806,274
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 3.67%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $2,718,758
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 1.88%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.40
  • Total Contract Value: $24,956,338
  • Annual Contract Value: $6,239,085
  • Position Ranking: 1/33 at RB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $24,956,338
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 225
  • College: Ohio State
  • Accrued Seasons: 3
  • Entry: 2016 Draft, Round 1, #4 overall (Cowboys)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Drafted
  • Free Agency: 2020, pending fifth year option (UFA)

Contract Notes

Ezekiel Elliott signed a four year contract with the Cowboys worth $25.956 million. Elliott received a $16.35 million signing bonus. The entire contract is guaranteed.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 21 $450,000 $450,000 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $4,537,516 2.9%
2017 22 $1,584,379 $1,584,379 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $5,112,702 3.1%
2018 23 $2,718,758 $2,718,758 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $6,806,274 3.8%
2019 24 $3,853,137 $3,853,137 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $7,940,653 4.2%
Total $8,606,274 $16,350,064 $0 $0 $0 $24,397,145
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Career Earnings: $20,544,008
Career APY: $6,848,003
Potential Earnings: $24,397,145
Total Guarantees: $24,956,338
Largest Cash Payment: $16,800,064 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $7,940,653 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Cowboys Drafted Active 2016 4 $24,956,338 $6,239,085 $24,956,338 $20,544,008 82.3% $6,848,003
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Cowboys 3 $20,544,008 $6,848,003 $16,456,492 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 Cowboys $450,000 $450,000 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $4,537,516 2.9% $16,800,064
2017 Cowboys $1,584,379 $1,584,379 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $5,112,702 3.1% $1,025,186
2018 Cowboys $2,718,758 $2,718,758 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $6,806,274 3.8% $2,718,758
2019 Cowboys $3,853,137 $3,853,137 $4,087,516 $0 $0 $0 $7,940,653 4.2% $3,853,137
Total $8,606,274 $16,350,064 $0 $0 $0 $24,397,145   $24,397,145

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps Rushing Receiving Fumbles
Offense Special AttYardsAvgTD RecYardsAvgTD TotalLost
2016 15 67.3% 1.4%32216315.1153236311.3151
2017 10 55.3% 0.5%2158804.172323110.0211
2018 15 82.8% 1.2%30414344.76775677.4361

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average